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Healing of the Ten Lepers

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Luke 17:12-19 records the healing of ten lepers and teaches an important lesson as well. Luke 17:12,13: And as he entered into a certain village, there met him ten men that were lepers, which stood afar off: 13 And they lifted up their voices, and said, Jesus, Master, have mercy on us. Lepers were supposed […]

Jesus Raising Widow’s Dead Son

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The account of when Jesus raises the widow’s son who had died is recorded in Luke. He had been dead for a long time, but Jesus was still able to help. Luke 7:12: Now when he [Jesus] came nigh to the gate of the city, behold, there was a dead man carried out, the only […]

The Apostasy of a Nation

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The formation of our country was orchestrated by men and women who loved God and were well aware that the success of this country was tied to their allegiance and trust in Almighty God and the Scriptures. One need only to read the plethora of documents written at the time our nation’s birth to understand […]

The Woman with the Issue of Blood

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The account of Jesus healing the woman with the issue of blood is found in three places: Matthew 9:20-22, Mark 5:25-34, and Luke 8:43-48 Matthew 9:20-22: And, behold, a woman, which was diseased with an issue of blood twelve years, came behind him, and touched the hem of his garment: 21 For she said within […]

The Healing of Peter’s Mother-in-Law

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The Healing of Peter’s Mother-in-Law is found in Matthew 8:14,15; Mark 1:29-31; and Luke 4:38,39. In each of these of these accounts the gospel writers note different specifics, but none of the accounts contradict. Although the accounts differ in the details they present, none of them contradict. Matthew does not say that Jesus did not […]

Jude’s Place in the Cannon of Scripture

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One of major reasons I wanted to look into Jude is the new appreciation I gained for the Christian Hebrew Epistles from Jon Nessle. In his book Leadership in the Body of Christ he shared about the two branches of the first century church and how God worked in each. Much of what I will […]

How Wise Were the Wise Men?

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How wise were the Wise Men?  “Very” is a wise answer, but does it go far enough? They were wise-hearted in seeking him.  They were wise in the ways of God’s joyful giving.  These layers of wisdom, though, wouldn’t have been enough if the wise men didn’t know where to find him . How did […]

Imagination

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Another mental quality it would behoove us to harness is our imagination. Every one of us has the power-packed ability to imagine. The human imagination is an inspiring and motivating force. Psalms 119:59,60a: I thought on my ways, and turned my feet unto thy testimonies. 60 I made haste, and delayed not to keep thy […]

THE ADVANTAGE OF THE COMFORTER

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Jesus taught his disciples about the Comforter but there are some things that the KJV and the Old English mask. Today I want to look at the promises that Jesus stated and see how it relates to the gift of the holy spirit. Let us start in John 14:16. John 14:16-20: And I will pray […]